Frequently Asked #2 Diesel Fuel Questions

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understand winter operability of #2 Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel

24/7 Travel Stores have done fuel testing and research. We have assembled the following guidelines to help our customers better understand winter operability of #2 Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel. This is only a guide; no warranty is implied.


Important Definitions

 COLD FILTER PLUGGING POINT F (CFPP)
Determines the cold-weather operability limit of the fuel.

 POUR POINT F (PP)
Determines the temperature that wax begins to drop out of the fuel.

 A.P.I. GRAVITY (API GRAV.)
Determines the gravity or density of the fuel, related to heat content, affecting powder and economy.

 WATER CONTENT PPM (H2O, PPM)
Determines the amount of water entrained in the fuel sample.


 

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